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ELSA-2010-0736 Important: Enterprise Linux freetype security update

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ELSA-2010-0736 Important: Enterprise Linux freetype security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/19/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

Integer overflow in base/ftstream.c in libXft (aka the X FreeType library) in FreeType before 2.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Compact Font Format (CFF) font file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, related to an "input stream position error" issue, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-1797.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-freetype
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-freetype-devel

References

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-freetype
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-freetype-devel

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